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Girl's fast to death: Parents booked

Girl's fast to death: Parents booked Aradhana Samdhariya had fasted previously, The Washington Post reported her relatives said, but her 68-day fast was extreme even for the Jains, who observe a strict vegetarian diet and advocate nonviolence against people and animals. The tradition, known as Santhara , is usually a refuge of the elderly, who feel they are no more productive to society, and fast unto death as a form of penance a... [Full Article...]

Search for Florida girl, 4, extends to Tennessee

Search for Florida girl, 4, extends to Tennessee An update featured a photo of the two at Daily's Convenience Store located at Antioch Pike and Interstate 24, captured around 2:30 a.m. CST this morning. Lewis, who was seen in surveillance footage with Hogs, appeared to be in good health. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirms the man accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old Florida girl has been taken into custody outside Baptist East Ho... [Full Article...]

Teens go on trial for murder of mother and daughter

Teens go on trial for murder of mother and daughter The bodies of school dinnerlady Elizabeth Edwards, 49, known as Liz, and her daughter Katie, 13, were found at their semi-detached home in Dawson Ave, Spalding, Lincolnshire, on April 15 this year. He then went into the young girl's bedroom, while his alleged female accomplice was in the bathroom, where he killed his second victim. Sgt Christopher Fletcher, from Lincolnshire Police, told jurors ... [Full Article...]

'Hell broke out:' South African police, students clash

'Hell broke out:' South African police, students clash But the school says it has no agreement from the protesting students that the academic programme would continue. The government has vowed to help students from poorer families over fees, but protesters are demanding free education. Speaking at a press briefing, Wits Vice Chancellor Adam Habib said that mediation with students was unsuccessful, after students had agreed for the university to re... [Full Article...]

Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August

Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August Another 26 people - 10 soldiers and 16 civilians - were injured in the blast which was blamed on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Anadolu said. Clashes between the PKK and Turkish forces have been ongoing since a peace process crumbled in 2015, bringing an end to a two-year ceasefire. In the course of the 32-year-old insurgency, PKK attacks have conventionally dwindled in the winter mo... [Full Article...]

Red Cross phone bank takes place for Hurricane Matthew victims

While Matthew only brushed the northeastern coast of Florida, it left a big mark across the region. It has since down to 6 to 9 feet, but that is still risky. "Just because the center of circulation is offshore doesn't mean you can't be the center of action (along the coast)", National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb said. [Full Article...]

Top Republican abandons Trump campaign

Ryan "said he will not defend Trump or campaign with him for the next 30 days", the source on the call said. Republican control of Congress must be maintained at all costs, the House speaker asserted in his call to congressional rank-and-file on Monday, lest Hillary Clinton have the ability to advance her party's legislative priorities and seat sympathetic Supreme Court justices without opposi... [Full Article...]

Weakening Hurricane Matthew still deadly; 10 killed in the US

As the death toll in Haiti surged to more than 800, at least two people were killed in storm-related incidents in Florida , officials said. Matthew howled through Haiti's western peninsula on Tuesday with 145 miles per hour (233 kph) winds and torrential rain. [Full Article...]

Shooting near police HQ in Jerusalem wounds 4

The 60 year old woman also shot in the attack was rushed to Hadassah hospital where she later died of her wounds. The alleged drive-by attack occurred on Sunday at a light rail station near the Israeli police headquarters in Sheikh Jarrah, close to the line dividing mainly Palestinian East Jerusalem from the mostly Jewish western sector of the city. [Full Article...]

Why are Republicans dropping Trump now?

Giuliani, as Trump had the day before, declared that the Republican nominee would never quit the presidential race despite calls for him to step aside after his vulgar descriptions of sexual advances on women were revealed in a recording. As the report noted, it seems that Trump's strategy for the debate will be to pivot away from his own controversy and focus on Bill Clinton's past. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Tension Continues To Mount After Terrorists Attack Indian Army Camp

Army chief General Dalbir Singh, Air Force chief Marshal Arup Raha and Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba met the minister as tension continues between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control. Pakistani troops had also violated the ceasefire on September 2 by firing on forward Army posts along the LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district. [Full Article...]

United Nations confirms former PM Guterres as new secretary

United Nations confirms former PM Guterres as new secretary If a vote is taken, it will be by secret ballot. "Gratitude, first of all, in relation to the members of the security council for the confidence they expressed, but also to the general assembly and all member states, for having decided in a process of transparency and openness", he said . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Begins His Attack on Bill Clinton

Donald Trump Begins His Attack on Bill Clinton Mr Clinton himself has suggested that the sudden flurry of allegations is a direct result of the embarrassing audio tapes released by the Washington Post this week, in which Mr Trump could be heard boasting of his attempts to force himself on women sexually. [Full Article...]

UKIP European Parliament member Steven Woolfe out of hospital after 'altercation'

The altercation came as Woolfe prepared to stand to be Ukip's new leader following the resignation of Diane James after 18 days at the top of the party. Woolfe has been a front-runner in the competition to be the next leader of the right-wing euroskeptic UKIP. "He then stood up in front of everybody and said "if it's that, let's take it outside of the room", I think his words were "mano a mano". [Full Article...]

Defiant Trump seizes on Clinton sex scandal before debate

The video from 2005 was recorded by " Access Hollywood " and catches Trump bragging about how his fame gives him power over the opposite sex. Former U.S. "It is a certainty that Trump will go down the only path that exists for him, which is try to frame this as a double-standard issue with regard to Bill Clinton", Schmidt said. [Full Article...]

'OPEC honeymoon' may continue, but oil price rally will stall, analysts say

The group is set debate individual allocations as part of a specially-formed committee ahead of a crucial OPEC meeting in Vienna on November 30. The Goldman analyst team, however, noted that it was skeptical about the chances of success for the deal. [Full Article...]

Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid ethnic protests

Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid ethnic protests The unrest has also included attacks on businesses, numerous foreign-owned, including farms growing flowers for export.Hailemariam did not elaborate on what the state of emergency would entail but said details would be announced soon.Mulatu Gemechu, deputy chairperson of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress, told Reuters that the unrest could worsen if the state of emergency meant granting sec... [Full Article...]

Activists from Women's Boat to Gaza being deported

Activists from Women's Boat to Gaza being deported Jon Furniss/WireImagePink Floyd may have no plans to reunite musically, but the band's surviving members have come together to voice their support of some worldwide female pro-Palestinian activists who were detained by the Israeli military when they attempted to defy that country's marine blockade of the Gaza Strip. [Full Article...]

Germany Escapes Bomb Attack as Syrian National Still on the Run

The suspicion that a refugee was planning a bomb attack will prove unwelcome news for Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose conservatives have lost support to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party over her open-door migrants policy. Local media said a German airport was the target, while the DPA news agency quoted security sources as saying the suspect had links with the ISIS, which has clai... [Full Article...]

Fair price shops in Delhi to get PoS:Kejriwal

Fair price shops in Delhi to get PoS:Kejriwal There is no LG vs CM. Jung has been reviewing the decision of the Kejriwal government ever since the Delhi High Court on August 4 held him has the administrative head of the Union Territory. "The High Court order cannot have retrospective effect, instead it can only have prospective effect", the Delhi CM said while addressing a press conference at his official residence. [Full Article...]


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